Renal Cell Carcinoma has emerged as one of the most common types of kidney cancer in adults. It develops in the kidneys and creates hindrances in performing its operations.

Different types

Individuals can suffer from different types.

  • Renal Cell Carcinoma or Renal Cell Cancer (RCC) has emerged as one of the most common types of this cancer. Research shows that almost 9 out of 10 persons have kidney cancer. This cancer normally grows with one tumor in the kidney. Sometimes, two or more kidneys can grow in RCC. Clear Cell Renal Cell Cancer is another common cancer that grows in almost 7 out of 10 people.
  • Non-clear Cell Renal Cells Carcinomas- This is another rare type of this cancer, and it can be divided into two parts- Papillary renal Cell carcinoma & Chromophobe renal cell carcinoma. Research shows that 1 in10 people suffer from this papillary renal Cell carcinoma. Another type of this cancer is renal cell carcinoma and individuals less than 1% persons.


Normally, individuals suffering from kidney cancer cannot face any signs at their early stages. As cancer grows, individuals can suffer from the symptoms like loss of appetite, fever, tiredness, blood in urine, etc.

How fast does kidney cancer spread?

Several factors are there that determine the speed of the spread of cancer. The spread of cancer primarily depends on age, overall health, etc measure the growth of cancer.

The risk of this cancer gets enhanced as you grow older. Smokers are more prone to suffer from kidney cancers than non-smokers.

It has also been noticed that people who suffer from obesity are more likely to suffer from the risk of this cancer. Any person suffering from high blood pressure can enhance the risk of this cancer. A person can also have kidney cancer if anyone in the family has already suffered from this disease previously.

Consult Dr. Irfan Shaikh at Urolife Clinic if you are experiencing kidney cancer.

About Dr. Irfan Shaikh

Dr. Irfan Shaikh – Consultant Urologist & Uro Surgeon (MBBS, MS (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch. Urology), is one of the Top Urologists In Pune. A gold medalist in the department of Urology, Dr. Irfan Shaikh specializes in Female Urology in India. He has finished his education at one of the top colleges with MBBS from Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital in Pune and MS in general surgery from PGI, Chandigarh. Moreover, he has also done M.Ch in Urology from Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital. Having so many degrees from prestigious institutes, Dr. Irfan Shaikh ensures to treat his patients with all the knowledge that he has accumulated over the years